Dispatcher I

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Position: Dispatcher I
Close Date: Not accepting applications at this time
Starting Salary: $15.26 per hour
Job Status: Full Time

Job Characteristics

Incumbents in this job provide dispatching services to single and multiple jurisdictions which include: local public safety agencies, police, fire, medical, and other government agencies. Job requires shift work and special certifications such as Emergency Medical Dispatching, Post certification, CPR certfication, etc. which will be provided to the applicant by the Police Department.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit application, along with certified type test, to the Bountiful City Police Department, 805 South Main St, Bountiful UT, 84010. Online type tests will not be accepted.

Benefits Offered

  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Retirement

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • One year clerical experience
  • Must type 50 wpm (Documention required from DATC or similar testing site. No online type tests will be accepted)
  • Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must pass a background check

Testing Process

  • Perfex Test – allows applicant to demonstrate multi-tasking skills, map recognition, and speaking skills.
  • Oral Interview – with the dispatch board. The board will discuss some of the departments policies, the dispatch schedules, overtime, and benefits. We ask questions of the applicants and they are given the opportunity to ask questions to the board.
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph Test
  • Drug Screen – completed upon acceptance of a conditional offer of employment

Our Mission

The mission of the Bountiful Police Department is to provide the highest quality police services to the Community of Bountiful. To ensure public safety, order and equal protection under the law. To treat each person with dignity and respect by pledging ourselves to professionalism and integrity.


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